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Selective indications for the use of praziquantel in the treatment of brain cysticercosis.
  1. D Vasconcelos,
  2. H Cruz-Segura,
  3. H Mateos-Gomez,
  4. G Zenteno Alanis

    Abstract

    The selective use of praziquantel for the treatment of brain cysticercosis in human beings is described, based upon the results of clinical tests conducted during a 2 year period. Forty patients with clinical diagnosis of cysticercosis, confirmed and documented by CT, were treated. They are divided into four groups, representative of the various forms of the disease. The results assessed by clinical evaluation and sequential CT, give a ten point criterion of the indications for praziquantel.

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